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Beth Macy is the author of the widely acclaimed and bestselling books Truevine and Factory Man. Based in Roanoke, Virginia for three decades, her reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard. Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America (Little, Brown and Company) is the only book to fully chart the devastating opioid crisis in America: "a harrowing, deeply compassionate dispatch from the heart...
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Oct 24, 2018 Various Hosts
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Ben Fountain was born in Chapel Hill and grew up in the tobacco country of eastern North Carolina. A former practicing attorney, he is the author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Barnes Noble Discover Award for Fiction, and the novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award and a finalist for the National Book Award. Billy Lynn was adapted into a feature film directed by three-time Oscar winner Ang...
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Oct 24, 2018 Various Hosts
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Karen Abbott is the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City, and American Rose. She has written for the New York Times Book Review, Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian magazine, Salon, and other publications. In her most recent book, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War (Harper Perennial), the “pioneer of sizzle history” (USA Today), tells the spellbinding true story of four women —a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and...
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Oct 24, 2018 Various Hosts
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Mark Leibovich is the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine. Based in Washington, he specializes in national politics, media and profiles of figures in public life. He is the recipient of the of the National Magazine Award for profile writing, and the author of This Town and Citizens of the Green Room. Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times (Penguin Press) is a merciless probing of America's biggest cultural force, pro football. Like millions of Americans, Mark Leibovich...
Andrea Barnet is the author of All-Night Party: The Women of Bohemian Greenwich Village and Harlem, 1913-1930. The book was a nonfiction finalist for the 2004 Lambda Literary awards. She was a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review for twenty-five years, and her journalism has appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, the New York Times, Self, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle, among other outlets. Barnet’s latest work is Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall,...
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Oct 18, 2018 Various Hosts
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Miriam Pawel is the author of In The Browns of California, journalist and scholar. Miriam weaves a narrative history that spans four generations, from August Schuckman, the Prussian immigrant who crossed the Plains in 1852 and settled on a northern California ranch, to his great-grandson Jerry Brown, who reclaimed the family homestead one hundred forty years later. Through the prism of their lives, we gain an essential understanding of California and an appreciation of its importance. The...
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Oct 18, 2018 Various Hosts
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James Miller is a professor of politics and liberal studies at the New School for Social Research. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche; The Passion of Michel Foucault; Flowers in the Dustbin: The Rise of Rock and Roll, 1947-1977; and Democracy Is in the Streets: From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago. He is the author of Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)....
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Oct 18, 2018 Various Hosts
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Kate Schatz is a feminist writer, activist, and educator. She is the author of the New York Times best sellers Rad American Women A-Z and Rad Women Worldwide, and the accompanying journal, My Rad Life. Kate is the co-founder of Solidarity Sundays, a nationwide network of feminist activist groups, and she speaks often about politics, resistance, feminism, race, parenting, and more. In her latest book with Miriam Klein Stahl, Rad Girls Can (Ten Speed Press), you’ll learn about a...
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Nov 2, 2017 Various Hosts
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William Taubman is the Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Amherst College. His biography, Khrushchev: The Man and His Era, won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest book, Gorbachev: His Life and Times (W.W. Norton and Company) is the definitive biography of the transformational world leader. In the first comprehensive biography of the final Soviet leader, William Taubman shows how a peasant boy became the Soviet system’s...
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Oct 31, 2017 Various Hosts
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Robert Sikoryak is an animator, illustrator, and cartoonist living in New York with his wife. He is the author of Masterpiece Comics, and his comics and illustrations have appeared in The New Yorker, The Onion,GQ, MAD, SpongeBob Comics, and Nickelodeon Magazine, as well as on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He is in the speakers program of the New York Council of the Humanities and teaches in the illustration department at Parsons School of Design. In The Unquotable Trump (Drawn and...
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Oct 31, 2017 Various Hosts
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Faith Erin Hicks is a Canadian writer and artist. She started making comics “for fun” and putting them on the web when she was in college. She worked in the animation industry for several years before transitioning into writing and drawing comics full time in 2008. Since then, she has published a number of other graphic novels. In 2014, Erin Hicks won the Eisner Award for The Adventures of Superhero Girl (Dark Horse Books), which went through four printings and has recently been...
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Oct 26, 2017 Various Hosts
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The Plot to Hack America is the thrilling true story of how Putin’s spy agency, run by the Russian billionaire class, used the promise of power and influence to cultivate Trump as well as his closest aides, the Kremlin Crew, to become unwitting assets of the Russian government. The goal? To put an end to 240 years of free and fair American democratic elections.
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Oct 25, 2017 Various Hosts
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David Goldfield is the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. He is the author of many works on Southern history, including Still Fighting the Civil War, Black, White, and Southern, and, most recently, America Aflame. In The Gifted Generation: When Government Was Good (Bloomsbury), a sweeping history of the post-World War II decades, Goldfield examines the generation immediately after WWII and argues that the federal government was...
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Oct 23, 2017 Various Hosts
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Maria Reitan speaks with Meryl Gordon, one of the authors appearing at The Miami Book Fair. Meryl brings readers an illuminating biography of this last scion of the gilded age of American wealth in Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend.  Gordon is the author of the New York Times bestselling Mrs. Astor Regrets and Phantom of Fifth Avenue, a Wall Street Journal bestseller. A style icon and American aristocrat, Bunny Mellon led a simultaneously glamorous and private live. Best...
The 2016 Presidential Election and the Cultural Forces that Powered Donald Trump past Hillary Clinton and into the White House is the focus of the new book, The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore. Author Jared Yates Sexton talks to Bennet Kelley about his sobering chronicle of the sicknesses that plague our democracy―a divided nation drowning in racism, misogyny, violence, fake news, and deep-rooted political polarization as a result of our self-constructed,...
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Bennet Kelley speaks with  Jonathan Taplin, one of the authors appearing at The Miami Book Fair. Taplin is the Director Emeritus of the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab, and a former tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band, as well as a film producer for Martin Scorsese. An expert in digital media entertainment, Taplin is a member of the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and sits on the California Broadband Taskforce and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's Council on Technology and...
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Oct 23, 2017 Various Hosts
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M. Evelina Galang talks to Maria Reitan talks to author Evelina Galang about the lives of the women at Lolas’ House, a community center in metro Manila, which she focused on her book, Lola's Houese: Filipino Women Living with War. She accompanies them to the sites of their abduction and protests with them at the gates of the Japanese embassy. Each woman gives her testimony, and even though the women relive their horror at each telling, they offer their stories so that no woman anywhere should...
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Nov 3, 2016 Various Hosts
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Eileen Pollack is interviewed by Byron White on A Perfect Life. Her book is based on a true story on genetic diseases and includes the moral difficulties of scientific discovery.
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Nov 3, 2016 Various Hosts
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Brooke Hauser is interviewed by Maria Reitan on her book Enter Helen. Her book is about people she admires and the theme of the American Dream.
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Nov 3, 2016 Various Hosts
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Bryron White talks to  María Carla Chicuén about her book Achieve the College Dream: You Don't Need to Be Rich to Attend a Top School. Her book is inspired by her own personal experience as a high school student in the United States. Chicuen talks about being an immigrant and finding the path that led her to college. 
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Nov 3, 2016 Various Hosts
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Michael Cohen is interviewed by Bennet Kelley on his book American Maelstrom. The book focuses on the 1968 election and the politics of division. Cohen also states the current political realities that have been shaped by 1968. 
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Nov 3, 2016 Various Hosts
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Maria Reitan interviews John David on his new book How to Protect (or Destroy) Your Reputation Online. It is a book about online vulnerability as individuals and business owners. David explains that it is important to have a good online and offline reputation.
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Detroit Hustle: A Memoir of Love, Life, and Home is book recently penned by Journalist Amy Haimerl. Bennet Kelley speak s with Amy about how she and her husband renovated a 1914 Georgian Revival home in the West Village of Detroit. She offers insight about the charms and challenges of finding her footing in a city whose future is in question.
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Nov 3, 2016 Various Hosts
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Bennet Kelley interviews Ari Berman on his Give Us The Ballot book. Berman was motivated by the history of voting rights and he relates it to the current issues that we are still struggling with today.
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Nov 3, 2016 Various Hosts
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Byron White talks to Ina Yalof on her book Food and the City. Yalof has a background of sociology and decided to write her book because people were talking, eating and trading pictures about food. She sensed something was going on in the food culture and that increased her interest and became the reason why she wrote her book. Yalof mentions that living in New York is focused on restaurants and food has become everything in the city.
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Maria Reitan interviews Lisa Napoli on her latest book Ray and Joan. The book is about the the man who made the McDonald's fortune and the woman who gave it all away.
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Juliette Kayyem is interviewed by Maria Reitan on Security Mom: An Unclassified Guide to Protecting Our Homeland and Your Home. Her book is about putting home back into our homeland, while also stating America's security concerns. 
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Maria Reitan interviews Eleanor Beaton on the work of impact and influence on women. Reitan states that she has always seen differences between men and women in several programs related to leadership development. 
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Byron White talks to Laurie Levin about her book Life in Life. Levin mentions that her book is on consciousness that does not necessarily have a corporate form. Consciousness guides us from events such as near death or outer body experiences, which Levin states helps us connect to our life.